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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia                               "i f-f y, j j i v T 5s T THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. VOL. XXL ATLANTA, GA., MORNING, APRIL 5, 1890. PRICE KITE CEXTS. DEPEW ON THE SOUTH. BE WE HOSFIT- BUT MAKES SOME MISSTATEMEHTS. la Cheated Oat mt Voto ami a Horrible Picture ol the Convict l-eiw 3 M De- MW nrmtd here this evening In excellent feeiltl In an interview with a Post reporter tie exiitSMtl himself as delighted with the iiospit i it> of the southern people UNK OF HIS "I> I much of the new tlie tepor t! asked Soi t of the new south and a good deal of the ol 1 >uth It is then, still The old stock look on the colored imu as a of animal, destiu to ol moral souse and responsibility, Hot r-mkeiistem becomes for thai rea- son J rous m proportion to his liberty and Opport n ties The> sincerely think that their will be out or confiscated, their homts broken up and society de- 1 if the colored men's votes are I and the? look upon northern nn> as a sptcies of anarchists whowill co-operate in their destruction Jfinc ti nths of the democrats ol the soi'th t be imbued with such an Idea The -iow s ih has different spirit It es KCCKWTBIC MISS SHIPLEY. liim nd nulls and comer lots It believes In atin tuig enterprise and capital hut the old u U is a long way down the miheuuium of p t LI! regeneration The remedy isn t ut it certainly does not he m federal legi-- it n THE CONVICT LKASF SYSTEM O Uimg which more than an> other has deln i hi d public sentiment m the south is U leases Unless Kennan s of horrors are absolutely true, there can n v iios in a country so terrible ILJ m ihe southern convict camps These poor are leased to n en who uo in tercet HI their welfare or reformation MM s whether thej are properly fed, clothed, ILOUM treated or cared for Sometimes a calls for a certain number of conwcts and tht. st ite ftmnshe-> them How9 It they till the quota otherwise the most trivial often t s are made the excuse for long terms of Impn oumeut I o no doubt that manj inn men are serving sentences ui sontliorn eoiiM t cimps that the quota might bo filled Her Secure Six Hundred Dollar BalL April Rebecca Shipley, from Staunton, Va who was appre- hended Wednesday for shop-lifting, and after- ward made au astonishing confession, has been released on 4600 ball Her1 bondsman is S Gobel, of the Eagle hotel, where Mies Shipley was boarding Detective Smith satd today that Miss Shipley had told Gobel that she did not feel that ake was a thief, because oho had not taken goods which were found in her trunk from arious stores with criminal in- tent Detective Smith also said he had received a letter from Major J "W ifewtoii, of Staunton, Va, informing him that New tori was executor of tho estate of Hiss Shipley's mother, and that he would start for Plmadel- Shia today to take Miis Shipley home with ini The detecti-% e also had a letter from M M Gibson, a lawyer at Kornatown, who made an appeal on behaft of Miss Shipley He stated that he was well acquainted with her and knew her family and her history He said she had been eccentric since she was a young girl Chief of Detectrves Wood also received a telegram from a proiniueut tantieme" in Baltimore, corroborating Miss hipley s story about her respectable connec- tions and sent it over to Detective Smith Her grandmother, Mrs Davis, resides on North Fourth street and is ninety old Smith asdortuij goods be I had been pilfeitngs, and he would return thorn at OULC Hi, it was probable that this would be tho last of the matter The losers would get their goods back and nobody felt like prose cutmg the defendant CASHIEB HAAS APPEARS Iff ffYRACUSK BANKER TO SECURE A CHECK XttteoB OlTi-n DodKe4 Him In In- Smith todav tmmhed assorting the ds belonging to the dilfereiit firms which t been indicated as ov.uers of Miss Shipley s feROV THE IANCHERS. TEARXNa .THROUGH XULDTOIS. ftererai Chipuian Denounces the Kemarka Made Ity M r Stone, Apnl After reading the Journal the house proceeded to thfc confideta tion of anoxis pm ate pension, bills coming from last Friday night a session Mr Clnpman, ot Michigan criticised andde- tummel the speech made by the gentleman trom Missouri It was not the time to talk ot the c tst of The gentleman from Missouri (Mr Stone) cried halt, but the time a halt hid not come and would not come tin til provision was made for the ei. pry soldier of the country The counirv needed a serMce pension it needed an lucre ised pennon for the deaf and dumb it 1 i pension, for widows, and it needed a law establishing a rule of testimony 111 pension cases, whereby the oath of the private soldier would e us much credit as that of an officer The pen Sion HV stein must continue until the last soldier whr ed the country in war was dead and gatlu red to his fathers [Applause Mr Holhver, of Iowa made an eloquent ap- peal in favor of higher pennons He n< 1111 favor of waiting to pension the erans of the late war until almost all of those who Hereto be benefited, had paid tho debt of n it   of the Republic and averted that the presidency was put up and sold to the highest bidder Thank God there was one grand mail who had declined to be a party to such a Though he had fallen, hid fallen beji ing the reputation of wise incorruptible etatesm in ship and enjoying the respect of honest citizen on the demo- cratic side Sptiking for himself (and speaking lie fenew list the judgment of his party asso- ciates- he declared that he had gone as far m the direction of pensions as he intended to go And ho represented one of the largest ex union Boldior districts in tho country He a liberal system of pension laws but he entered Ins e-imeat protest against the indefensible extrn igauce in public expenditures He fa'ton 1 the granting of liberal pensions to true 1 brave soldiers, but he was opposed to erant ng pensions to ing soldiers, or ben nty jumpers 1'nvate pension bills {five in number) were then j assed Ihi h nise then went into committee of the wh tie n the pm ato c ilendar The bill for tlie i w MHO of certain claims for stores and lies by the I mtul States ariuv, un dor 11 the Bow act was dis 1 at length, uid.iiilv on points of order in course of which Mr Allen of create 1 merriment by his reference to the committee 011 ru f as i bmlj capable of anything under d s I'e: img action tht committee ro'fe and the h it "i o clock took a recess until 8 o (Jock, the t t.mng session to be lor the consideration (mate pension bills Iho house, at its evening Cession, passed Ih "fv pupate pension bills and, at 10 "SO, ad- until tomorrow Tlio TelftjjraplY Company Retaliates Ci H AGO April 4 upon the ex tl ts i of telegraph companies from the floor 1.1 boaid ot trade it 18 announced today it f h-ue withdrawn the special rate V h i of the board heretofore enj P 1 for commercial business Such mis s in the future will be charged the Binn as tho-.e acc< rded to the general t General Stij trmtondent Parker, of tliB 1 l.a.1 ci mpanj said t, made tho spccnl rate in the first place the handling of messages' on the Hoot Df lilt- b ird calls for bttlt, expense in delnery au 1 c 1 oction e been shut off the ti M i 111 I sunj ly return to our reguHr rates Jt ing us more to handle messiges, now, 1 killing our bojs running up and ioun the titaits Jnte Complain. WA HINGTOV New Yorkers Appealtd before the committee on Mays aud mean4 to request a more harmonious arrange- jtaent of the dutv proposed on jute manufac- tures so as to reduce it in correspondence frith the placing of the raw material on the tree list They argued that the effect of, tbe BB change would he to increase the protection on the manufactured prodacta to thirty per cent from ten per cent On yarn the duty woqld double, with nobody to protect. Governor Stone Orders Ont tlie Militia to Protect Ravlalier. J VCKSON Muu April 4 llai ling w ho, supported by a military com- panj, left Wednesday night to protect a IH gro from hid that he brutalH murdered a white girl, returned to- eral hundred men ore at the justice B tnil whose OMdent p trpose was to lyncli tho negro, but the sheriff guarded ly his prisoner at every turn, sitting by him and having him surrounded by diputies The militia was drawn in line around tho house in which the trial was going on, armed with needle guns Jndge Majers made an order remanding the prisoner, with- out bail, to Kaiikm county jail, twenty miles from tho scene of the murder aud trial, and Sheriff Harding safely landed him behind tho bars Goveinor Stone s action in protecting the from lynching by oideriiig the mill tarj to support the sheriff is by tho people The Boomers' Captain Shot KANSAS CITY April spet ial to the Times from Oklahoma City says that Captain L Couch, leader of tbo Oklahoma boom ers and ex was shot this after noon by J C Adams The bullet entered his left leg and the captain is crippled for life Captain Couch was a con testant for a valuable cl um adjoining the city on the west on which Adams has a tiling This afternoonlthey quarrelled, and the shoot- ing followed _________ Pursulngtlic Horse PKVVFB April 4 Cnojeniie, "Wjo ,spec ial ill northern sheriffs arc at full c on the trid.lof a desperate oEwh losa'e horse then es The free finding pursued, cut the tf wires Tho have by this tune leiched tlie moun tains with hundied head ol "Wjoiuing horses __________ Shoot 1 nff the Offlters TOVISVILIK Ivy April 4 Flftinings- burg Ky the mooiishiiH rs roci_utiy ______JB, K T., April -tSpecial case ol Charles C kelson, the defaulting ident of the Xortb Side bank of lanta, was Drought up again in the court here time the action is by the Capital City bank, of Atlanta, aga the First National bank, of this city, and t First National ol New York, the default! NelsoH, otherwise known as W G Lee Adolphtis Parent, proprietor of Nelson's I in Trenton, Canada Jacob Haas, cashier ot the Capital bank, was the principal witness for tlie p) tiff L A Forbes and Keith, barristers of Trenton, also testified THK PURSUIT OF HKtSOV Tho story ot the dmooverf of Nelson's and his flight told Cashier Starting out in pursuit of Nelson Mr Hflftfe- traced him to Leroy, in this state, where LA- was registered as "W Q Leo" From Nelson came to this city, and deposited ?5 TO in the First National bank, taking in exchange a New York draft Haas lost the trail poranly, and Nelson reached Canada in There one of the circulars sent out figr the Capital City bank fell into the hand? of chief of police of Trenton, and that ofhccr ar- Nelson at Camelford, for bringing goods into Canada, the chaise being that he hid -with him i pair of diamond cTrrmtrs ob- tained from a pawnbroker, Abe Fry, wmCh. had not been paid for THE CHECK IN BIBPUTK Soon after Nelson's arrest, Cashier Kama him iu jail, and tried to at range a set- tlement for the bank It had been known that Nelson obtained 500 from the Capital City bank, from tho Atlanta National and from the Aferchants' He agreed to give Haas and pay the 000 rew ard for his arrest for a release from tho bank Five thousand dollars was paid over in money, and a check on the Syracuse bank was given to the Molson bank ot Canada for collection Payment had been stopped m New and tho negotiations for the settlement fell through Haas then brought suit 111 Vow ork to re- the 000 m the Sjracuse bank and a warrant of attachment was obtained Tlie case was prosecuted to a judgment, but the execution w as returned unsatisfied suit is a -judgment rieditors' actu n, all the parties in anv waj interested being brought in as defend ints The idem c was without particular interest Testimony has all been taken and the case was idjourned until next week, when irgu. ments will be heard Tomu, But Torr Uttto GALBKA, 111., April tornado passed orer this city yesterday afternoon. It was accompanied by a deluging rain and fearful rumbling noise, which caused great fnght among the people. far as repotted, the damage inoludcx the blowing down ot many boards, tbe partial dostrnction of a furni- ture factory, tbe unroofing of several houses In that locality, and the wrecking of tbe smoke stack ot tbe Galena Boot and Shoe factory on the hills In But and West Galena, fences wete leveled and trees were nprooted No lives were loot and no person injured, bat many miraculous escapes are reported At ObJma, IU three business booses wen anroofed during tbe storm, bat no other dam- age reported A small cyclone struck Moumouth yester- day, and anme damage resulted, bat tbe storm, fortunately, lifted and passed over the prin- cipal portion  clbon Egan e been shot do not state whether ni  reach of the city, afford ing splendid battle grounds There is a large fleet of steamboats and tags in the lurbor and any one of tlie neighboring islands selected for tho purpose could uo reached in an hour or two The Pastime club would easily raise '-exeral thousand dollars to pay the necessary OTpenses of the principals and their followers The matter haa not definite shape, but the subject is talked about considerably m sporting circles__________ IT IS VKKY CLOSE. The Democrats Make a Gain in Bhode J'ROViDKivCK, B I Apnl 12 4o o'clock tho aldermen concluded their can-v ass of the votes cast in Wendes day's election They found that four representatives had been elected from thecitj, instead of two, heretofore an nounced They are Jesse Metcalfe, third representative, who hoa a majority of Jo, Hiram Howard, fourth [repre- sentative who has a majontv of William K Potter, eleventh representative, maiority, and Lorin M Cook, twelfth w ho has Thej are all four demo- Tnej an crats, 60 that party now has elected thirtj eight members of the legislature instead of thirt} six, and have to elect seventeen more to secure a majority in the grand coDimittce Tho republicans have to elect more members to secure the same result THE HORSK WAS IMPAJLEIX A. Terrible Drop Into a Forty-Foot Well. GBEPwrLLE, S C Apnl 4 A very singular accident occurred at 'West- minster, S C a day or two igo A man named Warren Wilson w as sitting astride his horse at the depot, when a train rolled up, at winch the horse became so frightened that he hacked upon the rotten plank covering of an old well, Inch broke and let both horse and rider through An old rail was sticking m the muddy bottom, OH which tlie horse im- paled His struggles nere fearful, and his ndtr, nho, strange to say, did not get unseated, had a narrow escape from being crushed to death As it was, lift was severely hurt before being rescued The well was fortj feet deep, and the horse died before he could be pulled out _______ A Heavy Morteagw Deed. RICHMOND, Va Apnl 4 mortgage deed from the Richmond, Fredencksburc and Po- tomac Railroad company to the Central Trust company, of New York, was filed for record in the clerk's office of the chancery court today The deed is to secure the paymentof 82 In boWs for doub'e and is tor half a million dollars_______ Boyd'B Court. LOUISVILI.B, Apnl Harlan court- house, where Judge Boyd is holding court, with a company of soldiers to prevent intimi- dation of the jury, Hiram Hall has been con- victed, ot murder and sentenced to yean' imprisonment. Sonic new facts have been developed during the sont aUion The stoiy is told, that dumv Cashier Haas's visit to Nelson in jail, he asked Nelson to tell him, confidential! t, how much money he had taken out of 4 said tho prisoner, ten thousand dollars is all the money I got alxne gmmi 1 Iiut come would ti t run iwaj for that sum and rouldn t afford to settle for if h id protested the cashier I ndorstiml mo sa.ul Nelson with a grin ten thousand is ili I got above ground It is geiiei-ally midersU ml that Nelson a lot of money with him which has not been missed in   declined for the present, and will remain where they are unless another bad spell of weather sets in RKimVINO THk LIVF STOCK ctno Hing at Huntjngton nid stock is being put aboard In a day or tw o b uges, t Bother several otIn r barges tli-xt been from the tlood in tbe Mississippi, will be taken by the Speed up the Arkansas rn cr to the prairies in Arkansas romitj where they w ill bo kept nu til tbe subsides Captains lollinjrer ami Hider are turning their attention now al- most exclusively to savmg people and tlioir and with the limited means it their command they are doing good service U.FT THfc TBACK ros- as- self yesterday l Batten, or Newark, Sub treasury balance at New York 668 6T6 currency M7 A cans of of Italian and Spanish bonds has been captured at Trieste aMnngton, I> C were postponed The at >S aMnngton, IJ yesUnlaj on account of rain A Fast Express Train Meets Yt Itn an Accident. ST Lotrrs, April 4 6 30 o'clock this morning an incoming fast express train on tbe Wabash roTd was rounding a curve, two miles from bt Charles, Mo the rails spread and of the six cars constituting the train, left the track and pitched partly down an em- bankment bome of the cars turned over on their sides and the pas-sen- gers were thrown about, but none were ery ienously injured All the wounded was speedily taken from the overturned cars, most of them through windows, and were transferred to the St Louis accommodation tram and brought to this city, where those who desired attention were taken to the company s hospital and had their wounds dressed, after which they left for their respective homes or destinations When the mail car upset some coals rolled out of the stoi e and ignited some mail matter, but the flames were immediately quenched by the use of hand grenades, and no material damage was done IN A TUNNEt- THE ALABAMA FIGHT Ilf WHICH. BEriTBLXGASS ASJB PICK- ING VT COTSAGX, BECAUSE OF DEMOCRAT DISSENSIONS the Various Cmadi- for Outcome. TOPICS OF of MONTOoiotRY, Ala Apnl 4 The republicans of Alabama are plucking up courage from the apparent bitter fight which is in progress inside the democratic party in ref- erence to atste offices They are preparing for a battle royal, in tins state dnnnff the coining summer and fall campaigns, and tbe indica- tions are that the battle will be pushed for everything it is worth all along the line DKBATrtO TICKET The question of putting a state ticket in the field 13 yet a matter of debate, some of the the leaders opposing such a step, while others equally lugh in the party councils are ixi for the content on every point If there is doubt on tbe subject of a state ticket there 13 verj little upon that of congressional tickets The fact that Speaker Reed has practically seated McDaffie, the contestant from the fourth dis- trict, over Turpln, has kindled in dozens oE re- publican breaste the burning ambition to go to Washington, and represent portions of the great state of Alabama The republican managers are confident of sxiccess in more than one district, and it is probable that November will find republican candidates for congress in not only the close districts, but in district in the state, and no democrat will have a walkover in the next congressional tilt A REPUBLICAN LEADER TALKS In an interview with THE CONSTITUTION correspondent today, ft prominent and well-in- formed republican leader said "The republicans are going to put out candi- dates iu ery congresioiial district m the state next fall, and are going to put in their best licks to carry them all We are dead sure of one or two, and probably more If we had a fiir count we would sweep the first second, fourth, fifth and sixth, and perhaps the eighth We ought to at any rate, and you can bet we will do our host to do so Wo have lots of splendid con gressioiial timber, and we will put up none but good men so jou democrats maj put on your fighting; garments "In the first district either Judge J K Wilson, of Clarke, or Colonel W D Wicker sham, of Mobile, will make the race In the second district, the republican ban ner will be earned by either S A Pilley, of Pike, or Thomas J Scott, the real estate man, of Montgomery "In the third district the nominee will be Hon S S Booth, of Henry, or if he does not want to make the race, we will worry Colonel Gates with some other equally good man "Judge J V McDuflie, who won tbe con test for the seat from the fourth district will be rewarded with a renoirunation without op- position, and we have no doubt of his election 1 The democrats themselves concede the fact that the fifth district is a doubtful one, ind m it we will nominate either Charlea I> Alexander, of Autauga, Colonel Porter, of Coosa, or Captain Judkms, of Elmore, and yon democrats will find it a to down either of these gentlemen The sixth district is becoming a cry im portant diMSion, and we must It it rcpre rented by republican Wo can nominate Judge B M of Walker, one of tbe pur ost and truest republicans in tbe country but if we find that it worfjd be better wo assurances that Fred Slos-s one of the iron kings of Jefferson might bo induced to bear the republican stxmlard agimst Colonel Bank head or the talented Bob I owe or anv other gentleman who may be fai ored w uh tbe democratic nomination In tbe eighth district which has so long been the stamping ground of I rnev I am reliably informed that Hon W H Skaggs, tbe talented jouug major of Talla- dcga has consented to make the race as a protection democrat against General Fornnj In the ninth district either Hon O D Shelby of Madison, or Hon K W Willis, of Jackson will be nominated to make the fight on General Wheeler The fight is on, and we will make it warm for jou democrats this fall THE OltKKNF. KIFI.KS. A Terrible Accident in a Dozen Men Killed. SANTA BA.BBAHA, Cal April 4 special to the Press says A temble accident occurred at Adams's canon.inear Santa Paula, this morn- ing where the Hardiron and Stewart Oil com- pany is bonng a tunnel for oil An explosion of gas occurred m the tunnel and a sheet of flamo shot out, blowing away a baiiding one hundred feet from the mouth of the tunnel Two men were terribly burned, one of them has since died A force of men were put to worfc to close the tunnel, and this afternoon auotber explosion took place, collapsing the whole tunnel and hurrying 111 the ruins irve men, who are cer- tainly dead So far as known their names are Brit ton, Hardison Taylor and Hard- ison is a brother of the head of the company Intense excitement prevails in Santa Paula Three or four hundred people were at tbe tunnel The khohlPrs of tho Ch cago World s Fair association organized in Chicago yesterdaj Bond offerings vesterday S2JOt50, all accepted at for four and a halfs and for foura smmleroentarj will be fteld m several Rhode Inland counties today for representatives The elup A McCollum, from Rio Janeiro is de tamed at quarantine near Baltimore Tbree of its bailors died of fever on passage Tliree saloons at Kmgman, Kas were raided by the female crusaders yesterday, and all the liquids flumped into tbe street. The house committee on naval affairs yesterday directed a favorable report on tbe McAdoo bill to prevent the enlistment of aliens in the nayy A delegation of glove importers appeared before the ways and means committee yesterday to urge the substitution of specific for au valorem duties on gloves. The Mil Owners' of Bombay has re- solved to close spinning mills eight days every- month and weaving nulls days every month or three months. Serentr negroes from Halifax county, N arrived to work in the coji mines, white say there will be trouble Uttkottevn-------" The Burning Mine. Fa., Apnl fire in Cam- eron collery is now bejond control, and the entire mine, comprising twenty-five miles of galleries, will have to be flooded Three creeks will be turned into tbe mine, and it is esti- mated that it ill take sixty days to flood it and nearly a year to repair the damage Tbe lose is estimated at Delta Tan Delta. CH-tTTA-sOOGA, Term Apnl 4 The southern division of the Delta Tan Delta fraternity met here today Two delegates each are present from Vauderbtlt university, 3sashvilie, Tenn university of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss university of Georgia, Athens, Ga Emory college, Oxford, Ga University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., university of CharlottesvilJe, Va Tolane university, New Orleans A session was held in tbe morning, and the delegates adjourned to Ixkokont monn- tion for recreation RoaJuaH for the Post WeeL.- Etc fepwYoBK. April R.O Co s of trade- says The quarter of t has paused without the flnaucul 4isturlhUK4t which saw reason to fear with fewer faflU- uras than in Hie qturTCr last year smaller by twehej.ercwt, with railroad tonnage than in tbe same quarter of previous jear ami with larger payments Uiaa eicr through hankers and clearing uowea, outaiitt of New lorclgn trade hid lieartet than ever fur the and do nistiocon'uiip- tion while nuuh smaller than imiaj >n coal woolens nn I hea% winter hai been at the maximum m nearly afi other The neu quar er with no of a monetary ihfualn witb the geueral level f prices re  quarters, though a ret-urrenc< of failures of uoolen commission and wamttac ing concerns renewed attention tite evil effects ot lung credits in that dt-iiartiiic ana to tlw unusual strain fn which it sub- jected by the succession of two mild The in  tlu ernmem TI treasurt has taken In but more than it Ju.- -mt. orcign is a tntlt, 1 ut >nlji a shane alune par and from m tr> cen- ters abroad is j-vneral'j faionbh M returns of commerce mm c ixcert of exports over in Hucti J.IH! io securities Appear to U in c-JiiderA- b1? outgo capita Tin in markets of interior are mott natisf tcti I-ailures >1 n s c MHIIDSM n h> P and a eatabli hint- nt in came when there Mipn-i of a tet- ter demand nwiiuf jt turer-> lor at llo-t >H here and it I'hiladcli.hi-i Un sales cuncos- tiotis are ttill madt nuttheiiai iu ti reason that the pending tuitT bill will j r i1 H of new clip lowtr than tin. current rates. while it may jrive til m i r muki-t f >r >mi4. Reports of the U wt uiil slioe and r mdus- tn arc nearly all oral lc In iron business there 19 an >thcr elFort M Philadelphia, to create HI ire one n mres- sioni hut it is now admitted th.u Jn -.pite of there entertained the demand 1 >r the post has been slow and at receding prices it oern iron id still pressed for here ottcr-t >f No 1 at 81G 50 heinff qu >tec( which would net St- at nun, while northern IH tjimwd at W at has been weaker abroad, th h tud t rench stocks are placed at 95 150 on March 1st aud 124 h85 A Tin dull and and the dullest week lor a loiitf time tn lead closed at aliout 3 cent" Re, orts of trade from interior cities arc title. At Philadelphia the (either trade is the dniK trade fjir and o more active The jiumher ot failures during the ttrst of 18JO aciiust last >t-.ir J 311 vnth a de- cided decrease at the -ninth and in the states but the increase in the middle and western The of Uuhilities was J-.J 5U> Uist year but in this partimUr was an increase at smith and in iiudd e in latter fifty per ctnt with dccri-ase in in all >tlier section-" ISusiuess lailurea iHiurrinsf tUroujrhout the count rj tor week nuuilMjr lot 1 nitcd 18J, Canada 17, totaJ 206, agalnat 243 last week THE TlUAt. Mr. Edward Young Elected Captain by a Unanimous oto GREKNKSBOBO, Ga Apnl 4 Last night the Greene BiHes held an election at their armory for captain and and sec- ond lieutenants The company turned out in full force, and a larjfe vote was cast Sir Ed- ward loung, who has held the position of first lieutenant since the argamzation of the Rifles in 188G, was elected captain, receiving the unanimous vote of the company Lieutenant, A L Bickers, w ho has faith- fully served the company in vari- ous orderly sergeant to second elected first heuten- ant, while J H Gheeslmg, one of the best tacticians and drilled men of the Rines, was chosen second lieutenant The Rifles never more enthusiastic Beginning the loth of Apnl they will hold six drilJs a week, and will be m fine tnm for the Augusta en- campment, which they hope to attend The company is the pride of the county, and the ladies and citizens will shortly give a grand entertainment for their beneSt An election for mayor and aldermen will he held tomorrow There are two tickets m the field and considerable interest is being mani- fested in the result The county alliance held an enthusiastic meeting at White Plains yesterday Hon W 3 Northen was present and fairly captured the people He spoke of the necessity which ousted for concerted action among the fanners and that they shonld receive the encourage- ment of all classes He made a strong argu- ment showing why the government should license banks to loan money on real estate and farm securities, and said that the farmers would he obliged to pay ex- Lorbitant rates ol interest unless the government took action of this character He urged farmers to adopt im- proved methods ol agriculture, improved ma- chinery and an intensive system of agriculture This speech was logical and conservative throughout, and was received with strong words of indorsement by the farmers, buaineas and professional It was an honest, straight- forward appeal, free from passion aad dema- gogneism Colonel Northen strengthened himself in the good opinions of all w ho heard him He la a favorite m Greene county with allclaases _______ Varmera ot Clarke. ATHBXS, Gft, Apnl farmers of Clarke are eat jn fnU force today, and tomorrow will a great day in their his- tory President Edward D ol the dob, is to be congratulated on the success of hia scheme to bring about ibis friendly reunion of fanners. Hon James B Hunxueutt, of Coweta, arrived in the city yes- terday Other distinguished fannera will ar- rive tonight and tomorrow. The Case Will Come Up in Warrenton Week, Ga Apnl April term (tt tlie superior court will here on next M n ipamtt tho C hottauooga and Lookout M >uut.uu Ivailnad rompaii} F Walking and W O 1'eep'es to restrain them from mg of of the nubbin bed stock of tho Lookout Mountain c The bill recite1! that the railrnil company claims to tho ow uer of tho stock as a. di n itioii from Lookout Mountain com pan The stock ompinj at tlie meeting of the stockholders of the Lookout Mountain company last mouth W O I'ceples tarj of the railwav company lias the stock in his possession The complainant charges that the directors, nor the corporation, hod right to issue or d  at K lOincteid >I 5 and the noon train amvca at 12 Ju, flve mmutea than heretofore Cartcrsville is getting to a poaitrf. and butter market ifuite a Jirgc lot of are bejnir conctant v (rota tbmt -wo i week U Tille Fla 1 iuiich to tbe ftamr pUce _ It said that tentlis of the I'oint and >rankhn Are to opening of the river hetwetn the two placta. J >I and R, A 8 are canvasfiTJK temtor> W committee aod io a few will report to tbett Ewwrson Maiteabte works their firn eastings last Monday The ran pm- n'mnced A Eaccen the of oas oeightec arc rejoicing orer tbe art: ishineot. are tbe only of tbe kind in 1 oth- no why tbty Dot do a we- cartful Imsinew. _ A. writer in tbe iJthoma "New Era inr on the of the olrl says be- tore the of the old Cipitol some real men grooad on which tbe worth that tbe capitol ft and WM then told for la it poMiblc U bititt the decwMjed or It Job pat apoo the state for tbe place   

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